Evan Michael Edwards, 24, of Springfield died at 5:15 am Thursday, June 20, 2013 at his home. He was born May 15, 1989 in Springfield, IL to James and Debra Upp Edwards. He was preceded in death by his grandparents.
Evan loved to play basketball and sports of all kinds. He also enjoyed video games. He was a lifelong resident of Springfield.
Surviving are his father, James Edwards of Springfield and mother, Debra Edwards of Springfield; three brothers, Trevor (Lindzee) Edwards, Richard Edwards and Brian Smith all of Springfield; good friend, Brad DeFrates of Jacksonville, Several aunts and uncles, one niece, two nephews, several cousins, and his canine companion, Moses.
Memorial Gathering: 5 – 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at Staab Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.